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Lower left abdominal pain radiating to the back, what is there?

Lower left abdominal pain radiating to the back, what is there?

Many body parts...: The left lower abdomen has muscles of the abdominal wall (and the nerves coming out of the spinal cord, going to the muscles), part of the large intestine (colon), the ureter from the left kidney to the bladder, part of the small intestine, the left ovary (lower down), etc... Pain can come from a variety of problems, so anything other than mild brief pain should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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What to do if there's constant lower left abdominal pain? Really bothering me!

What to do if there's constant lower left abdominal pain? Really bothering me!

See your doctor: Abdominal pain can be caused by way too many things to advise you on what to do for your present condition. You need to see your doctor who will take a complete history and perform a physical exam before recommending any diagnostic and/or treatment plans. ...Read more

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I'm having lower left abdominal pain and it goes into my lower left back what could it be?

Many causes: This could be a kidney stone, but also could be diverticulitis, atypical presentation of appendicitis, and if you are female, could be an infection or tubal pregnancy. See a doctor and get checked as soon as possible. Good luck! ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal pain sharp pain that comes in waves?

Abdominal pain: Recurrent left lower quadrant pain can be due to many reasons-irritable bowel syndrome, pelvic inflammatory bowel disease, chronic constipation.Please see your M.D. ...Read more

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If I am having lower left abdominal pain and lower left back pain what could it be?

See below: It could be any number of things, some of which ae possibly serious. See your docotr for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What happens if I am having lower left abdominal pain and lower left back pain what could it be?

What happens if I am having lower left abdominal pain and lower left back pain what could it be?

Various: Unilateral low back & concurrent abdominal pain, if acute, needs expeditious surgical evaluation for possibly serious abdominal disorder. If these symptoms are chronic & studies have been unrevealing, then Irritable Bowel Syndrome, IBS, related to pelvic girdle instability needs to be considered. See comments: ...Read more

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I'm wondering if I am having lower left abdominal pain and lower left back pain what could it be?

I'm wondering if I am having lower left abdominal pain and lower left back pain what could it be?

L LBP c LLQ pain: There is a long list of things which can cause left sided back pain. The same holds true for pain in the left lower abdomen. There is a long list of things that can cause left sided low back pain along with abdominal pain. When reporting these symptoms to your doctor, be sure to provide more descriptors so your doctor can determine what organs/systems may be involved, let alone make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I cure lower left abdominal pain after playing golf?

See Your Golf Pro: There is likely something wrong with your swing causing you to strain those abdominal muscles. Either that or you are holding in a bm when you need to go - don't pass up the bathrooms on the course! ...Read more

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Dull lower left abdominal pain n gas comes n goes what could this be?

Dull lower left abdominal pain n gas comes n goes what could this be?

Could be anything: Many things can give you the presentation- from as common as constipation, ileus, partial obstruction of colon, tumor etc. If you do have constipation, get some otc medication (miralax, (polyethylene glycol) colace, sennokot etc) to help, drink more water, and eat more fibre, vegetable, fruits. If not helping- go to see pmd and get checked to rule out some other possibilities. ...Read more

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Experiencing lower left abdominal pain when walking, what could be wrong?

Experiencing lower left abdominal pain when walking, what could be wrong?

Not enough data: Too many possible diagnoses, from benign muscle sprains to severe deadly conditions. Any persistent abdominal pain of moderate to severe intensity should be evaluated in person by a physician. Concerning symptoms include fever, nausea and vomiting, cold sweats, distention (bloating), lack of bowel movements or severe diarrhea. These need immediate attention. ...Read more

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I have lower left abdominal pain and loss of appetite, what's the problem?

I have lower left abdominal pain and loss of appetite, what's the problem?

Don't know...: Possibilities include pregnancy, tubal problems, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, infections, colon issues, diverticulitis, tumors, etc, muscle strains, herniae... You should see your md who will do a thorough exam, take a good history and maybe order some studies. Most things are very straight forward but some can be serious and are best addressed sooner than later. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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I have intense lower left abdominal pain with mirena, (levonorgestrel) what do you recommend?

I have intense lower left abdominal pain with mirena, (levonorgestrel) what do you recommend?

Mirena (levonorgestrel): See your doctor for evaluation. You need to rule out infection, or ovarian cyst. If it is intense, you should be seen. ...Read more

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I have lower left abdominal pain for a month. Is it painful scar tissue from section or something else?

I have lower left abdominal pain for a month. Is it painful scar tissue from section or something else?

More info?: Could be scar tissue. But diverticulitis commonly causes left lower abdominal pain, sometimes exacerbated by a bowel movement. You should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out. ...Read more

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I had lower left abdominal pain now it has escalated upward it also hurts when I urinate. What could it be?

UTI?: Many different things can give you left abdominal pain. Infections of the colon, urinary infections, ovarian cysts. If the pain you have with urination is a burning at the urethra you may have an infection. See your primary for history, exam and tests. There may be a simple cure. ...Read more

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Upper right abdominal pain and lower left abdominal pain after surgery. Is there anything I can take for this?

Mild pain after OR: If you are otherwise doing well, have been to at least one post operative appointment, then over the counter Ibuprofen may provide you relief. It is important to check in with your surgery team after any or procedure; especially if you have fever, vomiting or worsening pain. ...Read more

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I've been cramping for weeks and have lower left abdominal pain that also occurred on the right, what can be the cause?

I've been cramping for weeks and have lower left abdominal pain that also occurred on the right, what can be the cause?

Many things...: Possibilities include pregnancy, tubal problems, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, infections, colon issues, diverticulitis, tumors, etc, muscle strains, herniae... You should see your gynecologist who will do a thorough exam, take a good history and maybe order some studies. ...Read more

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Lower left abdominal pain lasted more than week, about waist/belt area above left jeans pocket, used to run a lot, could it be due to running? Or?

More information: Could be musculoskeletal like you are thinking. As long as you don't have other symptoms. Nausea, vomitting, cramping sensation, change in bowel movements, no pain during urination etc. If it still persits would recommend. Hecking with primary care provider. Try loose fitting clothes if you think itiis comprssion from belt etc. ...Read more

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